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Nov 9, 2012 1:35am EST
it but that solution brings its own brand of pain. starting tomorrow drivers in new york city with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers can get gas. on saturday, folks with even numbers. right now only 25% of the gas stations are open. >> our own reporter bruce leshan knows what it's like to have to start over apartment tree crashed down on his home during superstorm sandy forcing him and his family out. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. i'm hope wag i've learned is going to help other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of poplars. but all around the neighborhood now the chain saws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's back yards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. and so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon, this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement, because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me m
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
salute to the city's recovery from sandy at least in manhattan. but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gasoline to wait for an hour for national guardsmen to give him five free gallons. >> without this gas you would be in trouble? >> i couldn't charge my cell phone. it's your lifeline. >> you wouldn't have heat? >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class community, two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough. very tough. scary. it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> we got wiped out. she got wiped you want. they got wiped out happen. >> reporter: his cousins house is wet and cold. insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage. in this close knit multigenerational neighborhood many families lost everything, ruined heirlooms. but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam. >> 1966. can't put a price tag on that. >> reporter:
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
off in new jersey, also the new york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> rhee ducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. >> reporter: earlier the president embraced staffers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring t
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
cities, so beginning tomorrow, the city will begin a gas rationing plan. >> a message that is too early to know. they might be able to get the power back on for all those folks. >> reporter: in some areas, people just don't know yet. and in the area of long island, the utility company hopes that it will be back by thanksgiving, lesli. >> oh my goodness. boy, that is just really. i mean i don't have any words for that. we talk about the power outages and that really sort of crystallizes with what they are doing there. thank you. >> wow. topper. that's the reaction from all of it in here. do you know of any other stuff coming down the pike? >> no, they will be jumping for joy over the weekend, up in the new york area. but we still have winds to deal with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s right now, if you go out, go and dress for the temperatures in
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
. it will still stir controversy. >> gas rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the perfor
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: earlier today henderson released a proposed list of 20 schools throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school enrollment in d.c. will increase 15% from the current 376 to 432. >> if we reduce the number of our facilities we'll be able to improve the programs that we offer, we'll be able to utilize our staff more efficiently so that we can concentrate on the things that we know move things for kids. >> reporter: though some parents we spoke to at the affected schools like this woman at the high school understood the need to consolidate -- >> students just is
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
infrastructure and pay for emergency costs related to the storm. the new york city council is going to vote on a plan today to use half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city-owned hospitals are still closed now two weeks after the storm. in boilers, new electrical systems, roof repairs are on the long list of repairs that need to be fixed. also in new jersey they are going to end the gasoline rationing there. it will remain in place in new york city and long island. they expect to have power restored to 99% of customers by tonight. >>> here's a look at some other things making news at 4:35. the deaths of three children, their uncle and grandmother inside a toledo home appear to abmurder-suicide. the woman's husband called police after he shundz suspicion -- he found suspicious notes in the house. they found a truck running with hoses leading to a car in the garage. investigators believe the grandmother was upset about possibly losing custody of her grandchildren. >>> the awards just keep rolling in for the washington nationals. bryce harper named the n
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virginia is already m
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
well. dale city to springfield. we will take it. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 5:17. andrea and mike? >>> this morning, a simply horrible end to a parade that was supposed to honor wounded veterans in midland, texas. a parade float got stuck on train tracks, some people jumped clear before the train hit the float but four people died and 17 others were injured in this. some of the injures remain in critical condition this morning. >>> the brother of actress mia farrow has been charged with several counts of sexually abusing children. police arrested 66-year-old john charles dillard farrow in maryland. two men claimed they abused him in 1968. the bond is set at $800,000. >>> british petroleum bp hay greed to pay a -- agreed to pay a record $4.5 billion fine for the massive gulp oil spill. 11 workers died in the 2010 explosion which sent oil pouring into the gulf for almost 80 days. along the gulf coast people say they are still feeling effects. others haven't seen the tourist based businesses dry up. >>> some blood suckers may bump james bond from the top of the box o
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
, the union leaders and also to the city council. he will need city council approval before this moves forward. andrea and mike, back to you. >> thank you. >>> maryland state police have arrested a florida truck driver involving a deadly crash in frederick county. 34-year-old watson pierre is charged with two counts of criminally negligent homicide. his tractor-trailer was speeding through a 30 mile per hour zone when it hit a pickup truck on route 75 near new market. two men inside the pickup were killed at the scene. pierre is in jail and is waiting his first court appearance. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
i want accomplishmented by the -- implemented by the city. leading to a potentially interesting consequence. >> if the cultivators are not able to sell their product to the dispensaries waiting for them to open. that means the product they have is going to eventually go up in price. we could possibly end up with the case where the medical marijuana from the dispensaries would be more expensive than what these individuals could find it on the street. >> reporter: matt owns guardian resources of washington. his e-mail address is at growd.c..com. >> i think d.c. really dropped the ball. >> reporter: how long will it take to implement the law? when asked last year in july, d.c. health department officials said they expected the law would be in by may of 2012. six months ago. don't hold your breath. gary nuremberg, 9news now. >> you can see the entire video of mr. obama discussing decriminalizing marijuana on our website. just go to wusa9.com. >>> okay, 4:53. let's check out the question of the morning now. >> this is it -- these choices are great. what do you think? go to our facebo
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
across the city to assist people still struggling. >> they lost a lot of their stuff and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the long island power authority. >> it's like going on and on and on. end it. the power company says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterday amid an
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
the lives of others. let's get started at capella.edu >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york morning clouds and clearing 50 degrees. morning showers in miami 82. occasional sun in chicago 46 trees. mostly sunny in dallas, 63 and partly sunny in l.a. 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. expect nice weather today across much of the country. clear skies over the eastern half of the nation. some showers in the south and northwest and northern rockies will see scattered rain and mountain snow showers. the midwest and west remain dry. when a white supremacist opened fire at a sikh temple police rushed to the scene. the gunman killed six but the toll may have been higher if it were not for two cops who gave their first interview to elaine quijano. >> reporter: 10:26 in the morning when oak creek police got the first 911 call. police lieutenant brian murphy driving this car arrived first at the sikh temple. he found two bodies in the parking lot. >> i need an ambulance. i do not see a shooter anywhere. >> reporter: he got out of the car just
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> and this is video from the new york city veterans day parade. thousands lined the streets of manhattan sunday for the parade cheering and waving a flag. volunteers also collected winter coats for those in need nearly two weeks after storm sandy hit the area. >>> the hunt continues for the gunman who shot a taco bell manager in columbia, maryland. howard county police say two men confronted the manager outside the restaurant on minstrel way early yesterday and shot him several times. frantic employees ducked for cover and called police. the manager is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> a protest in florida was held on behalf of a man from bethesda, maryland. demonstrators gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. they're protesting the imprisonment of bethesda resident alan gross. he's serving a 15-year sentence on charges he was trying to undermine the cuban government. he said he was only trying to provide internet service to cuba's small jewish community. >>> homel
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
tens of thousands of people still without power are demanding answers. >>> just when new york city commuters started to think things were getting back to normal, two crashes shut down the lincoln tunnel for hours this morning. in one case about 20 people were hurt, at least two of them seriously when a new jersey transit bus slammed into a trailways bus. the crash happened during the morning rush hour on the new jersey side and then two hours later a bus and a truck collided also on the new jersey side. those delays lasted as long as three hours. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crashes. >>> in indianapolis investigators might have some new clues as to the cause of a deadly home explosion that happened over the weekend. the owner of the house says a faulty furnace may to be blame, but the gas company says it didn't get any calls about problems with the furnace. two people died in the blast saturday night. dozens of nearby homes were damaged or destroyed. in fact, this blast was so loud people living 3 miles away could hear it and the resulting fire burned for
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
lawsuit against the city and that officer. >>> we've got some more video you just have to see. a baltimore bus driver caught on camera whupping a high school student. this happened yesterday afternoon. the woman who shot the video says it all got started because the teen was playing her music just too loud. the bus driver claims the teenager was being disrespectful. tonight, that driver is on leave. >>> and there is controversy on the catwalk. wait until you see the outfit that has victoria's secret apologizing. >>> you're not going to believe what this woman did to her husband when she found out he didn't vote. she's sleeping in a jail cell tonight. he's in a hospital bed. that may be a mug shot. >>> also a device that helps people leave wheelchairs and walkers behind, learning to walk again. that's next. topper? >>> we stepped outside. a little bit on the chilly side. the cold front has done its job. here's your wakeup weather. grab a coat and shades. 30s at 7:00. only 35 to 44 by 9:00. yes, breezy again. we'll tell you how cold it's going to stay tomorrow and look ahead to the
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 1:35am EST
land but it's not. it's pulley over a little port city. it's also sort of in the mountains. at the bottom of that is the water. so a little tiny rope of a water spout. and kind of cool. they don't happen too often in japan. but they can. and, of course, tornado or water spout is possible at any state in our union. okay. kind of neat. all right. for us, have a live look outside. it is our michael and son weather cam. kind of a chilly night. 38 already downtown. dew points in the upper 20s. winds have calmed down. pressure falling just a little bit. but still pretty high. 30.46 inches of mercury. if you have a barometer, it's a good time to set it because the pressure is pretty darn high. and the pressure gets dry in the fall and winter because the pressure is high. the air is denser. we have a weak system. it's just like a trough, if you will. it's not even up to cold front status. it stretches from western pa back into the valley. some high clouds will continue to roll in tonight and again tomorrow. so that's going to keep it a little cooler. good news, we have no winds to speak of
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
the worst teams in football. all smiles today up in charmed city. this is why. tori smith, a former maryland guy. bruce, you love this guy, i know. a big day for him. a couple of catches, 67 yards on & a touchdown. that made it 24-7 into the third quarter. baltime rubbing the salt in the wound here. fake kick. sam cook scores. 55-20. wow. >> once next sunday comes around, it's a completely different scenario, completely different day. we still have to put the work in this week and go out there and play well. so while we played very well today and should be happy about it, we've got to put it behind us and move on. >> no such luck for d.c. united. they got popped in the mouth by the dynamo in the eastern conference finals. they scored first and houston rallied off three straight. they do aggregate scoring in soccer playoffs which means they will tally all the goals from two wins and determine a winner. sports plus game on overtime coming up in a second. >> a lot of people off tomorrow. good weather? >> great weather continuing, though not quite as warm as today. the showers don't arr
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
do at the thanksgiving table. gilt city is offering the joulebody cleanse. these are raw or cooked organic meals and juices delivered right to your door to help you drop some pounds. there are two three-day programs available for $105 and $159. that saves you 40% off. a holiday gift idea for the chef in your life. amazon is selling a 10-piece stainless steel quisinart cookware set for $132.99, down from $400 bucks, a 67% savingened and it ships for free. google offers has this deal. pay $20 for $40 worth of personalized ornaments. this is good through personalization mall. if you're merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you. >>> a first of a kind program is helping veterans. it uses inmates to help service thoak back from -- those back from combat. >> reporter: terry dorsey says of all the difficult things about raising young dogs, one of the most difficult for him is putting them in their crates at night. >> being locked up, i know the feeling and they haven't even done anything. >> reporter: that's because after ten years at the hagueesttown correctional
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
it's blocking the two lanes there. northbound 95 looks okay out of dale city. but a live look and just beyond this camera shot at mile marker 6, there's an accident blocking two lanes just out of the camera shot. so be aware of that and i'll keep you posted on it. also an accident in maryland, northbound 95 near jessup as well. so be aware of that. let's go back over to our maps this time we'll head over to the north side of town. this time on 270. southbound the lanes are open out of frederick as you head for clarksburg and down to the point where the lanes divide. and a live look one more time outside, here's what it looks like at i-370 you're good to go. back to you guys. >>> the director of the massachusetts pharmacy board has been fired for ignoring a complaint about the company which has been linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. this was back in july. colorado pharmacy board complained the new england compounding center was shipping drugs in bulk which it's not supposed to do. the director james coffey would respond as soon as possible and nothing was ever done. it sick
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Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
children. air raid sirens sounded today in major cities, including jerusalem and tel aviv. allen pizzey is there. >> reporter: nearly 100 rockets fired from gaza made it into israel today, sending people running for shelters. and for the first time ever, a missile reached the edge of jerusalem. the growing threat from hamas is pushing israel closer to a ground war. israeli troops and armor are massing along the board we are gaza. 16,000 reservists have already been called up and the cabinet approved plans that could raise that to 75,000. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned that his government was prepared to expand its operation into gaza. that carries the risk of more casualties on both sides. at least 28 palestinians have been killed so far, half of them civilians, including several women and as many as six children. the israelis insist they are only targeting hamas military positions, but tkpwa *z is one f the most densely populated areas on earth so civilians are inevitable victims. today egypt's new islamist government sent prime minister hash shim kandil to sho
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
the meantime closer to home, plans to rebuild the ocean city board walk should be finished right on schedule. that's despite hurricane sandy. they tell the daily times of southbury that the project only lost two days because of the storm. the rebuilding is expected to be done in april. the progress involves rebuilding board walk and 15th street. >>> took a little walk outside today, refreshing, a little cool, but refreshing. >> it wasn't windy. >> no. >> temporary. >> yeah, i like that. >> you know i just did a graph, i love graphs as you know. >> does this involve snow? >> no, not yet. but we will be grasping snow next tuesday. >> we're putting it together. back to reality. it just seems like it's been so long ago, but do you remember monday it was 72. and now the 65 on tuesday is a little deceiving. that was a midnight temperature, the daytime highs were in the 50s. but then on wednesday, only 49 yesterday. only 51 today. i think tomorrow will be 5 had. that will be at least close to average. the average is now coming in at 59. the good news is not much wind for the rest of the we
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
power. gas rationing ended in new jersey this morning, but continues in new york city and long island. new york governor andrew cuomo is asking the federal government for $30 billion more in disaster aid. cuomo also says long island's main power company was not prepared and he is planning an investigation. >>> it is time now to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the wall street journal" reports on a prediction on the united states will become the world's largest oil producer eight years from now. according to an independent consulting firm, a boom in shale oil will left the united states above saudi arabia. >>> the "seattle post-intelligencer" says cray has built the world's fastest computer. it began operating last month. the titan xk-7 uses enough electricity to power 9,000 homes. >>> british lawmakers say starbucks use their profiting tricks to move profits out of the country. >>> "usa today" says america's premature birthrate has hit its lowest death rate in a decade. it has been falling the past five years. >>> the austin american statesman reports
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that has now been put on hold. one woman said this second storm feels like a second punch to the gut. when the nor'easter slammed into the jersey shore wind and rain quickly turned into a whiteout as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s. volunteers handed out blankets for those with no heat. >> just won't end now. unfortunate want it to be over. >> reporter: in snow covered belmar a generate oris running nick's one light and computer. he's gone ten days
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
thursday. peggy fox spent the day tracking how those cuts could affect the cities and counties in virginia. >> we still haven't recovered from the last recession, but washington was not as harshly impacted as other parts of the country because federal spending kept people employed here, but now ironically instead of our salvation that, connection could be a curse. schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is, especially given the fact we feel the state is underfunding us now. >> reporter: like the state, fairfax county has asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia economy is sequestration. economists predict up to a half a million
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
underway after sandy. >>> in new york city leaders there are taking steps to reduce the gas lines. beginning today drivers with license plates ending with odd numbers can get fuel. tomorrow it will be people with even numbers that can fill up. only 25% of the gas stations are are open right now. >>> and getting to new york city by rail is still a challenge but amtrak is hoping to have three of its tunnels to new york's penn station back open by tonight. amtrak's goal is to restore all of its service and commuter rail in and out of the station by monday. >>> many of us here across the mid-atlantic are learning some pretty hard lessons after the superstorm. >> our own bruce leshan is living the nightmare, trying to rebuild after a tree nearly destroyed his home. he hopes it will help others. >> i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars. but all around the neighborhood now, the chainsaws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting th
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
cities and counties across the state. francine shops with her own reuseable bags and wants more communities to enforce bans. >> if they went through a garbage dump or trash site, they'll think twice about it. >> supporters of the ban say plastic bags crowd landfills, threaten marine life. >> where plastic is banned, stores go through piles of paper bags. those also take a toll on the environment but about 50% do get recycled. >> that's compared to about 5% of plastic bags. manufacturers say banning the bags is unfair. >> the amount of litter that plastic bags produce is less than half of 1%. >> with the aadvocacy group. and plastic bags make up closer to 25%. >> litter on the streets gets washed through the storm drains out to the beach. and plastic bags are often part of that trash. >> since the floating plastic can resemble jelly fish, animals confuse it for food. the future could depend on what happens in los angeles. la is studying the impact of passing own ban and could become the largest city in the country to trash plastic bags. cbs news , santa monica, california. >> thr
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with david petraeus. both allen and kelley deny
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
rationing for new york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the weekend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiance, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life-sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. >> who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases you want generator three times a day and waits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. >> pelley: and a lot of folk
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Nov 10, 2012 8:00am EST
ran ten restaurants in new york city told me yesterday this is enormously worried about what the conditions of business are going forward. do you think there's any chance this could not happen? >> this being a -- >> a deal. >> on the fiscal cliff? >> yes. there's some chance we go over the cliff at least for a little while. there's a cool of thought we could get more action if congress does fall off the cliff, so to speak. >> do you agree? >> i don't. i think the consequences for the markets, of going over the live -- the market is already turbulent. we had a tough week. people woke up from the election and said oh, my god it's the fiscal cliff. it's a roller coaster. we will be careening around the tracks if we go around the cliff or go over. >> thank you. >> thousands of people are still struggling without homes or power in the battered northeast. now almost two full weeks after the enormous storm sandy and life isn't easy for many that escaped the worse of sandy's wrath. gasoline is hard to come by. mark strassman is at a gas station here in manhattan with the latest. good mor
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
superstorm sandy, thousands are facing another day without power. >> 70% of the city is flood. >> the crews are at it. contact between jeff gordon and clint bowyer. >> all that -- >> not a great night offensively for the chicago bears. >> for the first time in four years an nfl game has ended in a tie. >> -- and all that matters. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans for reminding why america is and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> -- on cbs "this morning." >> many people are saying off the record this feels a little homeland. >> welcome to cbs "this morning" as america celebrates the official veterans day holiday. one veteran in particular is at the center of a growing scandal in washington. this morning we'll have more on the resignation of cia director david petraeus. >> the retired army general admits he was having an extramarital fair happen his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: good morning. sources say the sudden downfall of cia director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the fbi uncovere
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
. police say a gunman entered the wal-mart in maryland city just after 4:00 a.m. yesterday and demanded money from the victim. despite getting some cash, police say the robber forced the manager into the parking lot and then shot him. the victim was hit in the upper body and is expected to recover. >>> the incoming chief of the u.s. capital police is a familiar face to many in our area. kim dine is leaving his post as police chief in frederick, maryland. before that he worked in the police department for 27 years. he will take over the u.s. capitol police mid-december. he succeeds philip morris who retired in may. >>> this afternoon d.c. parents get their first chance to react to the proposed school closings. the d.c. city council will hold a public hearing to review potential closings and some boundary changes. the city school chancellor kaya henderson unveiled her plan earlier this week. according to her plan, 20 schools should close over the next couple of years. if her plan takes effect, the average enrollment per school would increase from 376 to 432 students. >>> the virg
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
7:00 in the morning city wide and the fire chief says by changing shifts around he can have more units out there ready to go when they are really needed. in d.c., bruce leshan, 9news now. >>> d.c. schools chancellor henderson says closing 20 schools across the city after the current school year will save some money. according to henderson the schools on the list were chosen in part because of low enrollment, the percentage of the buildings actually being used and the condition of those structures. if the proposal goes through it would be the second major consolidation of d.c. schools in the past five years. >> if we reduce the number of our facilities we'll be able to improve the programs that we offer. we'll be able to utilize our staff more efficiently. so that we can concentrate on the things that we know move things for kids. >> you can see the full list of schools and where those students would be sent the coming years at wusa9.com. >>> the former chairman of the d.c. council learned his fate from not one, but two judges today. >> this is bruce johnson, late this afternoon k
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
back hours. you might not get that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all, but shut down. >> reporter: and how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will need to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meteorologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will they still be able to spend what they need? >> satellite controls navigation. that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see the slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa will need to take some controllers out of the towers. they will be selective about how they do that and they said that they would not cut back on the major towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be incon convenienced, but worse? >> just about everybody will see their taxes go up. >> reporter: people that work will see their payroll taxes go up and people that itemized won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress has not continued those reductions. small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we basically lose the gain that we have made
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fema to act faster. >> i see e them takeing publics but i
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
already tweeted about this. chief ellerbe plans to redeploy city ambulance crews reducing the level of ambulance service between 1:00 in the morning until 7:00 in the morning. we're talking about 14 fewer medic units. now he also would increase the number of ambulances during peak hours. that's mostly during the day. he said paramedics on the fire trucks would be covering those ambulance calls overnight. so the guys working the trucks will have to come over and start manning the ambulance? >> it's quite possible those firefighter paramedics may have to help out from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. i know they complained about having to work long hours and it's too hard and i gave them a proposal. we're talking about reducing those hours. hopefully they'll step up and serve the citizens like they're supposed to. >> again paramedics on the fire trucks would fill in for the 14 medic units we'd lose between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. in the morning. >> i can only imagine this is to put more crews when there are more calls, but i also imagine the union wants to say something about this. >> they'll meet tomorrow
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
topping out at 68. i can't get over how pretty the city is at times when you get this time of day. we've got the clouds thickening to the west. showers well out to the west. they'll be moving in tonight. temperatures now in the low 40s in places like manassas is 41. reston is 43. but it's almost 10 degrees warm near ashburn at 51. look at bowie in college park and laurel. all in the low 40s this morning while andrews is at 50 and alexandria 44. why not. it's such a good picture. let's look at it again on our michael & son weather camera. partly cloudy skies. light winds. the humidity at 89%. but a strong cold front is coming. arctic air. look at this. bismarck 8. near zero in south central canada. the temps are moving toward the east and southeast. while we're a now and detroit 55, we're going to be struggling to get into the low 50s the next few days. there's the rain moving in toward ohio now, central ohio, columbus and cincinnati. you'll be seeing it shortly in 'not already. -- shortly if not already. it's a slow march east so it won't be getting here till sometime tonight. probably a
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
started today in new york. drivers in new york city and staten island with odd numbered license plates can fill up today. tomorrow the even numbered tags. only 25% of the stations are open after the superstorm in new york. >>> she's treated breast cancer patients for years but then a local oncology nurse became a patient herself. >> and this nationals win more silver slugger awards than any other team. that story at 5:23. ! at 5:15 are you ready for a warmer weekend? hey you're going to get it. howard has details in his seven day forecast. >>> good morning, welcome back the 9news now -- to 9news now, 5:14 on this friday morning. look for mike knocking on your doors, he's going to be with his son. >> he's got the hat. >> scouting boots. last week we dropped off the bags with the little card and put foods in there. if you found one and we're going to pick them up and it's going to go to food banks, if you didn't get a bag on the front porch, go to the local safeway. you can donate there and they'll take the food to the same place. >> you can see howard at nationals park there for
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Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
manager. the difference was four points, closest race since 2004. >>> ocean city's mayor says a landmark fishing pier destroyed during hurricane sandy will be rebuilt in time for next summer. a large section of the pier ended up in the ocean. we were showing thu live during our -- you this live during our hurricane sandy coverage. some pilings left standing have since been removed so they don't pose a hazard to boaters. no word yet on exactly how much it will cost to rebuild the pier but it will be back in time for summer fun next year. >>> the final movie in the twilight vampire saga hits theaters friday. earlier this week thousands of screaming fans came out for the premier of the final twilight movie. teresa garcia talked to the stars on the black carpet. >> reporter: more than 2,000 twi hards camped out in los angeles for the premier of the last twilight movie. christian stewart says even though the franchise has come to an end, the passion for twilight will continue. >> hopefully i don't feel like we have to miss it. the movies aren't going anywhere and the love for them definitely
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
to call is (202)244- 3304. with me now is john. he is a medicare counselor for the city of alexandria and arlington. and my question to you is is there extra help available for medicare beneficiaries who are low income. >> yes. there are certain programs available for folks on medicare that have lower income. the best thing for everybody to do is really call the number the (202)244-3304 to speak with our counselors and see if you qualify. they'll ask about income and resources. but there are programs out there if you're low income that may help you in reducing or lowering or eliminating your drug costs. >> and there's so many changes that have taken place that our viewers need to find out whether they need to be in another program. >> absolutely. medicare open enrollment is a very important period of time. it's a one time per year to make changes. you don't have to. but changes are constantly coming. plans change. you want to see if your drugs are covered. if they're covered differently. if copays are going up. >> the experts are beginning to be here until 4:00 this afterno
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
manslaughter charges. >>> victims of super storm sandy are hoping president obama's visit to new york city today will help spark some progress in the rebuild. the president got a first-hand look at the damage in places like staten island, where some frustrated residence say they need fema to act faster. the agency has about $8 billion available, and they are expected to ask congress for even more. >>> and topper is out on the weather terrace with a look at our forecast. top, it's a cool night. >> it is a cool night. i have added a sprinkle to the forecast south and east of town. not a huge deal. let's start with temperatures. the clouds are doing us a favor keeping temps up somewhat. 47 downtown, 47 at gaithersburg. 43 in leesburg and manassas and 36 up in frederick. satellite picture of the radar combined. watch this precipitation down through richmond, trying to take a turn to the north. most of it will go out to sea tonight and we will have a nice day tomorrow. but right now we're going to say a slight chance of a sprinkle south and east, otherwise mostly cloudy, lows in the 30s. we'll
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
kill is in the air, we're ready for thanksgiving. and so is gild city. they have the deal with robinson's prime reserve. $99 gets awe 13 to 15-pound amish turkey normal price here? $121. >>> deck out the bathroom with some new furniture from target.com. the new lynnwood bath collection on sales today and prices range from -- down almost $30 apiece. plus, you're getting free shipping. >>> and get some quality sound in your ride. best buy has a daily deal. $99 for a pioneer ipod ready in dash cd dash and speakers. this is a complete car audio package. saving you $100 and you're getting free shipping. if you have an offer you've seen or if you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. i'm jessica doyle, 9news now. >>> well, a few years ago during the winter with all the blizzards, we informally dubbed bigger storms like remember snowmageddon and carmageddon and everything else? however if you've checked out the weather channel recently you probably realized they started naming some storms on their own. the most recent nor'easter th
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
now the city is proposing new regulations. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in d.c. where some popular food trucks say some proposed regulations could drive them out of business. >> if the public did not want us here, we would not be here. >> from the curb to the end of the sidewalk how much face do we have? >> reporter: the city's proposal would ban food trucks with less than 10 feet of unobstructed space on the sidewalks. we found eight out of 10 of the most popular food trucks spots where customers want food trucks to be would not be legal under the proposed regulations. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. >> reporter: they are making money, paying taxes, employing hundreds and feeding thousands. >> i've only had a bite of the chef special, but it was very good. >> i think they're really convenient. >> i love the food trucks. they've got delicious food. they're where you need to be for lunch. >> reporter: the question is whether they will be able to stay. in d.c. bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> the city is giving people until next
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numbers come out. >> wasn't much of a barn burner yesterday. investors are looking ahead to some new economic news and earnings reports from the likes of cisco systems and home depot. to say the least, stocks finished mixed in light trading. the bond market was closed in honor of veterans day and there were no economic reports to speak of yesterday. checking the numbers, the dow and nasdaq each fell less than a point and the s&p 500 was up fractionally. >>> a major management shake- up. the man thought to be heir apparent for the c.e.o. job is out. the announcement comes barely two weeks after launching the flagship windows 8 operating system. no reason at this time is being given for this departure. >>> here's a way you can save some of your money and energy when you trade in the older nonworking holiday string lights. you have to head to the local
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
again. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people were killed. yesterday, israel fired on syrian artillery after syrian mortar rounds fell. >>> coming up, officials try to narrow down the cause of a deadly explosion in indianapolis that nearly took out a whole neighborhood. this is the "cbs morning news." [ timers ringing ] [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive right in? with a degree in bus
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